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Marketing Intern

QEI Security & Technology is looking for a marketing intern!
This is a great opportunity to work with a seasoned marketing director to grow the brand across South Carolina. You will have the opportunity to develop social media posts, write blog posts, create email newsletters, organize events and more!
Learning objectives:
  • Develop and implement a social media strategy
  • Understand how sales and a sales team plays a role in marketing
  • Learn marketing software including email, graphics and social media content
QEI Security & Technology is located in Charleston off Clements Ferry Road.
We are looking for one intern for summer 2019 and one intern for fall 2019. The intern will work 10 hours per week and will be supervised by the Marketing Director of QEI Security & Technology. Interns can set their own schedule, but we ask that you adhere to the schedule you set because we will be counting on you. For the right person, a paid position could follow the internship.


This internship is posted on CofC’s Handshake platform. Visit this site to learn about how you can apply for this internship:


WREN is Hiring a Lowcountry Manager

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 28 June 2019 | 2:16 pm — 

Now Hiring: Lowcountry Manager

Overview of Position

The Lowcountry Manager is a new position with the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that is building a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of women, girls, and their families in South Carolina.

WREN’s headquarters is located in Columbia, and we are building our statewide presence. The Lowcountry Manager will have the exciting opportunity to develop and implement a strategy to expand WREN’s reach and impact in the Lowcountry region.

This will be a full-time position. Candidate will work from home or from a mutually agreed-upon location. They will collaborate closely with staff across departments and across the state. They will be expected to travel to WREN headquarters in Columbia approximately twice per month, with occasional travel to other parts of the region and state.

Position Responsibilities

The Lowcountry Manager will work with WREN’s staff and board to develop and implement a strategy for expansion and increased impact in the region that aligns with WREN’s organizational strategy. Aspects of the strategy will include:

  • Build WREN’s Lowcountry advocacy network: In collaboration with statewide staff, build a network of organizations and advocates in the Lowcountry that actively support WREN’s mission.
    • Increase individual members and supporters: Recruit new WREN members; facilitate active engagement in WREN’s advocacy agenda; and build capacity of grassroots advocates.
    • Cultivate and leverage diverse local leadership in support of WREN’s priority issues: Inform and engage current leaders (board, leadership council, advisors, and policymakers) and cultivate emerging leaders from the private, public, and civic society sectors. Identify new leaders that will diversify WREN’s reach and help us build a strong, diverse, and inclusive movement.
    • Partners: Work closely with existing partners and develop new partnerships that will increase the opportunity for collective impact. Increase the advocacy capacity of local partners and coordinate to pursue common goals.
  • Build financial support: Work with the CEO and Development staff to engage, retain, and cultivate donors in the region.
    • Develop Lowcountry fundraising strategy with CEO and Development team.
    • Steward existing donors by keeping them informed and engaged in WREN’s activities in the region and state.
    • Cultivate relationships with potential supporters, including individuals, foundations, and corporations.
  • Manage events and special projects: Plan and execute several events, in collaboration with Communications & Learning team.
    • Responsibilities will include managing logistics; developing agenda; recruiting and coordinating volunteers, partners, sponsors, and speakers; promoting events with the public and media; and following up after the event.
  • Communicate WREN’s mission and impact with multiple audiences: In collaboration with the Communications & Learning team, work to:
    • Develop a communications plan to keep regional members and advocates informed of key issues.
    • Build relationships with local media.
    • Represent WREN at local events, coalitions, and press events.


WREN seeks an experienced, entrepreneurial, and motivated person with a commitment to building a diverse and inclusive movement for women’s rights and social justice. Qualified candidates should be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience and successful track record in building and maintaining high-trust, collaborative, and productive partnerships with diverse individuals and groups, including nonprofits, community-based organizations, and businesses.
  • Experience in Lowcountry region of South Carolina is essential.
  • Experience with developing, implementing, and evaluating a strategy for organizational growth and impact.
  • A demonstrated track record in raising funds from individuals and/or institutions, volunteer management, grassroots advocacy, or campaigns, with track record of building engagement and support over time.
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision, while communicating effectively and collaboratively with a remote team.
  • Superior communication skills, including writing and speaking persuasively for diverse audiences. Experience with media a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to juggle competing demands and tight timelines.
  • Ability to travel and to work some non-traditional hours, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and experience in building a diverse and inclusive movement for human rights and social justice.

Salary range is $50,000 to $65,000, depending on experience and qualifications. WREN offers an excellent benefits package.

How to Apply

WREN is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply for this position. WREN does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic background, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or ability.

Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to We seek to fill the job immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls, please.

Apply to Be a Disney Intern

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 28 June 2019 | 2:05 pm — 

Internship – Company Communications/Public Relations

The Walt Disney Company

Department Overview: Cross-functional, multi-franchise communications team dedicated to furthering the stories of our characters within the consumer products space and executing meaningful campaigns that create additional awareness around our business.
A Day in the Life…
Reporting to the Public Relations Manager, Licensing Communications, the communications intern will assist in the day-to-day activities of driving forward the PR strategy and consumer product activations across all franchises including Princess, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and DMCE (Disney Media, Classics & Entertainment).
This includes building relationships internally with our Franchise and Licensing teams, supporting all key activations and campaigns, and being engaged in the entertainment, fashion and consumer products industries to further increase knowledge of the business and continuing to think of innovative ways to tell our stories.
****In order to be considered for this position you must submit a cover letter and an electronic online portfolio as part of this application process. This portfolio must be included as a URL link listed on your resume, any other portfolio submissions will not be considered. ****
  • Assist with specific elements in executing cross-franchise PR strategies and activations
  • Research and identify key media targets and consumer product trends
  • Coordinate and maintain press and influencer distribution lists
  • Coordinate and maintain internal PR calendar
  • Assist on building pitch decks and campaign recap decks
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with internal teams
  • Prepare internal reports that showcase press coverage
  • Contribute to strategy brainstorms with ideas
  • Utilize team collaboration tools (Box, Google docs) to drive effective record-keeping, communication and efficiency
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Solution-oriented with a proactive attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Possesses a strong work ethic
  • Proven self-starter and with the ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communications
  • A desire to learn from all members of the team
  • A genuine interest in the entertainment industry
  • A genuine interest in the media landscape
  • Previous internship experience in Journalism, Public Relations, Public Affairs or Marketing
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint & Keynote along with Google Docs & Google Sheets
  • Knowledge of AP Style
  • Previous experience as a Disney Cast Member
  • Knowledge of Cision, Critical Mention, MailChimp and other tracking software is recommended, but not required
  • Currently a Junior or higher pursuing (or recently graduated with) a degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related major
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
Materials Required:
****In order to be considered for this position you must submit a cover letter and an electronic online portfolio as part of this application process. This portfolio must be included as a URL link listed on your resume, any other portfolio submissions will not be considered. ****
Internship Eligibility:
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from an accredited college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work
  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)
Program Length:
The approximate dates of this internship are August 2019 through January 2020. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

This internship is posted on CofC’s Handshake platform. Visit this site to learn about how you can apply for this internship:


Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides essential legal services to low-income children, families, and individuals.   With private attorneys out of financial reach for such a large segment of our community, our organization provides free legal services to overcome the legal barrier, prevent injustice, and secure basic needs such as food and shelter for those in our community who need it most.  We provide advice and counsel, clinics on pleading preparation, engage the private bar to take cases, and refer clients to various human services organizations.

We are seeking a marketing and communications intern for fall 2019.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • We are looking for a student to assist with our nonprofit’s marketing and communications, including social media, newsletter, press releases, and website.


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Sound interpersonal skills, ability to work independently as well as in team environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.), WordPress, Mailchimp, and social media platforms to include Facebook and Instagram.

To apply, e-mail a cover letter and resume Director Alissa Lietzow at

Marketing Intern (Fall 2019) – Strategic Marketing International

Strategic Marketing International is located in North Charleston, SC.
Work at a small marketing agency and be involved with all aspects of the marketing world. The student will be in the room for discovery, strategy, implementation, and analysis.
Based on the students strengths and interests, tasks will be determined that benefit both the student and the company. As a small company we wear lots of hats, and we understand that marketing interns are looking to get experience in different areas, so its a win-win situation for us to allow you to try out different tasks and do all aspects of the business. The students learning objectives will vary slightly based on these strengths and interests, some objectives include market research, creative strategy, design, wordpress, programming, direct mailers, emails, events, seo, ppc, video, photography, websites, client management, and many others.
1) Be a good person
2) Desire to learn and create
3) Hard worker
  • Start/End Dates are negotiable.
  • Part-time hours are negotiable.
  • Student will be given support and be directly supervised by the Vice President
This internship is posted on CofC’s Handshake platform. Visit this site to learn about how you can apply for this internship:

Creative Services Design Intern // July – December 2019

Garden & Gun Magazine, LLC is a lifestyle brand anchored by its award-winning national magazine that covers
the best of the South, including the sporting culture, the food, the music, the art, the literature, the people and
their ideas.

The Garden & Gun Creative Services team seeks a smart, creative, and eager team player to work with the
Creative Services department as a Design Intern. The Design Intern will assist the team in creating sales pieces,
event collateral, and custom content, while honing their own design skills and learning the processes of marketing

The ideal Intern candidate has a can-do attitude and possesses strong design and communication skills. This
is an opportunity to learn from a collaborative team that values innovation and creativity, while having fun!

Intern Opportunities Include:
• Creating graphics and design layouts for print, digital, and social media
• Collaborating with the marketing department and support campaigns with design solutions
• Establishing and implementing production schedules
• Supervising and executing all project production needs with precision and attention to detail, while
working with vendors best suited for the project
• Learning the process of creative budgets and acquiring print estimates

• Highly proficient in Adobe CS
• Exceptional typography and layout skills
• Adept at basic studio skills – creating physical comps, mockups, and short-run printed materials
• Have a “just say yes” attitude and be open to design suggestions/changes
• Prior experience in illustration, photography, video production, and web design a plus
• Must be available Monday-Friday, 9AM-5PM
• Must be 21 years of age
• Post-college graduate or equivalent in art/design degree program

This G&G internship is focused on the educational enrichment of the intern and is compensated solely
through a small monthly stipend.

To apply, please send a Cover Letter, Resume, and Portfolio to

Communications and Digital Associate (Paid, Fall 2019) for Business Forward

As a communications and digital intern, you will work closely with the digital director in every facet of digital media: copy writing, social media, data, and design. You will also work closely with the communications director to share the perspectives of business leaders at the national and local level. You’ll be trained on the latest best practices and play a crucial role in our communications efforts. You will also conduct background research and work with other departments as needed.
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
  • Drafting media advisories, press releases, and briefing materials
  • Writing and loading content for website and email
  • Maintaining our database using Blue State Digital Tools
  • Supporting research efforts
  • Designing graphics for social media
  • Creating and updating press lists
  • Compiling daily news clips
  • Helping implement digital campaigns
  • Drafting blogs for the Business Forward website
  • Drafting op-eds and other commentaries for publication in national and local outlets
  • Pitching news stories and op-eds
We have two positions available, and we are looking for candidates with strong analytic, research, and writing skills. Experience with basic HTML, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or InDesign is preferred. An understanding of social media is a plus. The internship is located in our Washington, D.C. office, and is expected to be full or part time for the 2019 fall semester. The internship is approximately 16 weeks long.
This internship can be done for college credit or paid hourly.
Send cover letters and resumes to to be considered. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.
This internship is posted on CofC’s Handshake platform. Visit this site to learn about how you can apply for this internship:

Title: Customer Experience (CX) Solutions Internship

Location: Westlake Village, CA

Reports to: Director, Product Management, CX Solutions

The Role: J.D. Power is looking for an Intern to support our Customer Experience (CX) Solutions Team. We have as a fast-paced work environment and we seek a talented intern who craves learning new skills and can work on multiple projects simultaneously. As a CX Solutions intern, you will work with a variety of staff at J.D. Power, while working on real-world projects that will help us grow thru new product launches and product expansions into new markets.

The Impact: You will support the CX Solutions team, which is responsible for delivering CX and Digital Solutions across all industries served by the company. Our team is developing new products aligned to market needs and you can help bring those products to life via marketing and project management efforts. 


  • Provide marketing support for CX Solutions team, including creating marketing activities plan, drafting marketing and web site content, and tracking implementation and success of marketing activities
  • Organize ongoing monthly Digital Transformation internal update sessions
  • Assist with project management plan creation and execution for various CX products
  • Support with development of competitive battle cards and training materials to arm sales team


  • Background in Marketing, Communications, or other related discipline.
  • Current student from an accredited college or university maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA 
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Highly organized and able to multi-task in a fast paced environment with shifting priorities
  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude, creative and flexible
  • Experience in project management would be a plus
  • Permanent work authorization for the United States is required

The Career Opportunity: Intern position is year round and there is an opportunity for extension dependent on business needs. You will gain exposure to multiple departments within J.D. Power, providing exposure to potential opportunities across the company. 

The Team / The Business: The CX Solutions team is part of the Digital Transformation division, focused on growth opportunities and digital expansion for the company. The CX team is comprised of product management/development/marketing, sales and solution design, and execution. We are a tightly integrated team providing solutions across all industries served by J.D. Power.

Our Hiring Manager says: Our ideal candidate is an ambitious self-starter who can succeed in a fast-paced environment and easily shift focus with changing priorities. Someone who has very strong communication and organization skills and is comfortable working across all levels of the company. We are looking for a candidate who desires an ongoing position to potentially last thru their college career.

J.D. Power is a global leader in consumer insights, data, analytics, and advisory services that helps clients drive growth and profitability. The company’s industry benchmarks and reputation for independence and integrity have established it as one of the world’s most well-known and trusted brands.

Our Experience

J.D. Power has been capturing and analyzing the Voice of the Customer across more than a dozen industries globally for 50 years. We know measuring customer experience is not easy, but that’s where we come in. Through our proprietary index model, we identify the many drivers of customer experience, accurately measure and link their impact to business results, and uncover insights to drive results for our clients.

Our Data, Analytics, and Resources

Across 18 offices globally, our team of more than 800 professional analysts, statisticians, economists, consultants, and experts in demographics and consumer behavior focus on delivering insights clients can act on immediately. We serve an increasing number of countries and regions around the world, including Brazil, India, Japan, Taiwan, China, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, South Korea, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Australia, Germany, and the UK.

Beyond Measure

We understand that the customer experience is vital and that simply measuring it is not enough. Our analysts focus on driving results that will improve customer loyalty and advocacy and our success is driven by how much we help improve your customer experience. But data is only as powerful as the analysis and insights tied to it—and we are putting that power in your hands through our interactive VoX reporting platform. The data, analytics, insights, best practices, and action plans you need are available whenever and wherever you need them, to help you make data-driven decisions that will improve your customer experience and drive positive financial results.

This internship is posted on CofC’s Handshake platform. Visit this site to learn about how you can apply for this internship:

CIA Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Program

Applications close July 31, 2019 for Summer 2020 internships.

Virtual Student Federal Service

Through the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) program, students can work remotely on projects that advance the work of government on multiple fronts. Projects include helping counter violent extremism, strengthening human rights monitoring, developing virtual programs, engaging in digital communications, mapping, economic and political reporting, data analysis, graphic design, app building, and more. Students can apply July 1-31, 2019. Interviews take place in September and placements are for the academic year. For more information, visit

Students who are interested in applying can schedule an appointment with the Career Center (843-953-5692) to have their application materials reviewed. The Career Center also offers drop-in hours from 2-4pm every week day.

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